Azerbaijan expects Ukrainian Education and Science Minister Serhiy Shkarlet to visit the country in October to renew the agreement on the mutual recognition of educational documents, Azerbaijani Ambassador to Ukraine Elmira Akhundova has told Ukrinform.
"A joint expert group is now working. There are a number of problems between us in the field of mutual recognition of diplomas, mutual recognition of master's degrees and so on. There is a memorandum on this, there is an agreement between our countries, and it needs to be updated," Akhundova said.
She said the Ministry of Education of Azerbaijan had informed her that in the first half of October, it is planned to hold a meeting of the joint expert group of the concerned ministries of Ukraine and Azerbaijan to renew the agreement and discuss a number of other issues.
Shkarlet was sent an invitation to visit Azerbaijan in the second half of October to sign an updated agreement.
The diplomat added that according to the embassy, about 5,000 Azerbaijani students study in Ukrainian universities and more than 1,000 Ukrainian students study in Azerbaijani educational institutions.
On August 12, the Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University and Dnipro University of Technology agreed on cooperation.